Success and suffering are vitally and organically linked. If you
succeed without suffering, it is because someone suffered for you;
if you suffer without succeeding, it is in order that someone else
may succeed after you.
The important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking
part. The essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting
Baron de Coubertin,
The Olympic Creed
No man is a failure who is enjoying life.
All I would tell people is to hold onto what was individual about
themselves, not to allow their ambition for success to cause them to
try to imitate the success of others. You've got to find it on your
A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Here is the prime condition of success, the great secret --
concentrate your energy, thought and capital exclusively upon the
business in which you are engaged.
The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the
vigilant, the active, the brave.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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